Ignoring a precondition of a job in the subworkflow leads to the start of the subworkflow

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Article ID: 195429

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

Ignoring a precondition of a job in the subworkflow leads to the start of the subworkflow

Scenario:
We have a parent Workflow which triggers the Subworkflow which has time dependancy in the future. 
The subworkflow has 3 jobs which have precondition and  1 job without any preconditions.

Now we Execute the parent Workflow
The Sub Workflow is in the Waiting for start time.
All 4 jobs in the sub workflow is in waiting for predecessor
Now if we go to process monitor and ignore the precondition of one of the 3 jobs then the 1 job without any precondition gets executed and goes to ENDED_OK

This happens even when the subworkflow still shows status as "Waiting for start time.

Environment

Automic Engine '12.3.2+hf.1.build.1584364211340'
Automic Engine '12.3.3+build.1591966211565'

Resolution

This is a bug.

This will be fixed in a future release.

Customers are invited to register into the Support Portal to get information about products/features and new fixes will be referenced accordingly.